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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ001-131500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE E CENTRAL GULF
WILL SHIFT W...AND BREAK DOWN THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT
MOVES S ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND
THE FRONT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON
EVENING...AND SWEEP ACROSS THE REST OF THE GULF THROUGH EARLY
TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE AREA IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT THROUGH WED NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-131500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-131500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N
TO NE LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-131500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N... AND NW 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-131500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-131500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-131500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-131500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-131500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
956 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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